Unit 1 – Pets ESL Kids Lesson
Unit 1: Pets
- The goal of this ESL kids lesson is to teach learners how to ask for and give reasons. They will learn vocabulary on pets and personality adjectives for describing pets.
- The purpose of this lesson is to teach students how to ask and answer 'why' questions and to give reasons using the subordinating conjunction 'because' to show the relationship between the independent clause and the dependent clause.
Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps
Freddie and Lisa are at a pet shop. They are trying to decide which pets they might get. A conversation about preference begins. Freddie likes dogs and Lisa likes cats. Freddie is not a fan of cats because he thinks they are lazy and boring.
They both give reasons for their preferences.
|turtle, iguana, cat, dog, parrot, goldfish, hamster, snake, frog, rabbit, personality adjectives - cute, friendly, lazy, quiet|
Subordinating conjunction 'because.'
Adjectives (An adjective describes a noun. A personality adjective describes character and can be abstract.)